Moody Mares (Steady Mare)

Steady Mare

Moody Mares Can Find Great Relief in Nature's Medicine Chest.

Moody mares can be a nightmare and not necessarily recognised for what they really are. If you think your mare is having pre menstrual tension (PMT) then that could be exactly what your moody mare is suffering from. If your mare is showing the typical signs of irritability and mood swings on a cyclic basis, then it is likely that she is experiencing the symptoms and suffering from the nagging pains of pre menstrual tension. Did you know that herbs can help rebalance the hormone levels and regulate the menstrual cycle in moody mares?

Herbs can also:

  • act as a natural remedy for PMT
  • re balance hormone levels
  • soothe stomach cramps
  • help prevent moody and irritable behaviour
  • aid the digestive system
  • release tension in moody mares

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A handful of herbs may stop your mare being a handful

Steady Mare is an organically certified blend of Chaste Tree, Chamomile and Vervain in an organic cider vinegar base. It is a unique combination of herbs to aid the symptoms of premenstrual tension (PMT). Recent studies have shown that the herb Chaste Tree can help re-balance the hormone levels and regulate the menstrual cycle. Chamomile and Vervain are relaxing herbs that will ease away stomach cramps that are making your horse oversensitive to the touch.

Chaste Tree is also a useful herb for preparing your mares for covering as well as for relieving tension. Bring tranquility to your mare today. Steady Mare is easily administered either directly into the mares mouth with a syringe or via her food.


It is fed at a rate of 20 mls per day for an average size pony and a 1 litre bottle will give you 50 days dosage which is great value for money.
Contains: Chaste Tree, Chamomile, Vervain, Rosehips, Kelp & cider vinegar.

What Some Of Our Customers Have To Say:

"Just a note to say what a difference I've found in my mare since she had her first bucket of Steady Mare. When I first looked at the herbs I thought "no way will she eat that" because she doesn't like any other calmers I have tried, but she loves it. Her overall outline is softer & she is working a lot better. Normally she hates the clapping, music and loud speakers at shows but I have just got home from the NZ Grand National Champ Show at Rangiora where she went very well. "
Thank you. S.Adams, Glazebrook Station, Blenheim

 No More "mareishness"! (from Tried & Tested Horse & Pony Magazine, March 2003)

"When editor Joan Gilchrist asked me to trial Brookby Herbs' Steady Mare Herbal Blend, she did so with a wry smile. My mare is well known amongst friends as the old **** and can pull the most wicked faces at a 2 horse-lengths distance! Even her kind paddock mate ducks for cover when the MARE is back in the paddock.

I started giving her Steady Mare at a time when spring growth was beginning & spring hormone levels rising -changing nature would be a big prescription! I didn't notice any instant behavioural change, but then I didn't expect it. It wasn't until I looked back on some of the rides that I realised the mare's behaviour was definitely modified for the better.
Later in the month, I was practising in a quadrille when I ran out of the mix. This gave the mare a close-up opportunity for some real ugly face pulls. The difference was too much to believe.

In her case, it took a few weeks on Steady Mare before there were any changes, but when she stopped taking it the reversion was pretty rapid. She is now back on the blend and we are all the happier for it."

" When my mare is in season she becomes more explosive to ride, she is also less willing to work 'over her back' which spoils her dressage performance. I have found that "Steady Mare" has kept her more consistent in her temperament, she is also more willing to work when in season. This means I can now compete when she is in season, knowing she will be doing her best for me!"
Carolyn Hansen and Impulsion Covergirl.

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An emotionally balanced mare for as little as $1.20 a daywhen bought in bulk

You can supplement your mares feed to help her through PMT for as little as $1.20 a day. The dried blends can be easily mixed straight into your horses feed or there is also a popular organically certified liquid extract form for moody mares.

Which Product Should I Purchase- Dried or Liquid? Click here for the dried herbal Steady Mare blend

This is a common question we are asked and often it will be a personal choice based on your individual mare and style of feeding.  The liquid extract is more concentrated and gets into the blood stream quicker though some people prefer to mix the dried herbs into their mares existing hard feed and enjoy the smell of the dried herbs. The liquid blend is in a organically certified cider vinegar base and is more concentrated than the dried blend with a few extra herbs such as rosehips and kelp. The liquid extract can be poured over your mares feed or easily syringed directly into the mouth.

To read more about Moody Mares click here for an article on our blog

Herb Dictionary

Here are just some of the essential herbs for helping your moody mare. To find out more, click here for your free herb guide.

Chaste Tree (Fruit)
(Agnus castus)

  • Natural hormone balancer.
  • Sedative.
  • Calminative.


Vervain (leaf and flower head)
(Verbena officinalis)

  • Natures tension reliever
  • Restores the nervous system.
  • Good for horses that are sensitive to the touch.




  • High in Vitamin C
  • Helps build immune system
  • Great for strong hooves


Chamomile (flower)
(Matricaria Chamomilla)

  • Natures own calmer.
  • Soothing pain relief.
  • Helps digestive disorders.
  • Useful for menstrual cramps

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               500 ml                      1 Litre                    5 Litre
               $49.00                      $89.00                    $349.00 Best Value -only $69.80 a litre

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